Quran competition holds in Lagos
All is set for the grand finale of the 15th edition of biennial Quran memorization competition slated for Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the University of Lagos Main Auditorium.
Ablution and validity of Muslim prayers
In nothing less than 700 times, the word Salat (the Muslim Prayer) is mentioned in the Qur’an. Sometimes, the word appears in the Muslim scripture accompanied by another religious obligation, the Zakat (alms giving to the poor).
Why a non-Muslim should know the Qur’an
The Qur'an is undeniably a book of great importance even to the non-Muslim, perhaps more today than ever, if that is possible. One aspect of Islam that is unexpected and yet appealing to the post-Christian secular mind is the harmonious interplay of faith and reason. Islam does not demand unreasoned belief. Rather, it invites intelligent…
What is your bank balance today?
The question above is, to say the least, a forbidden one. It is a question that never gets asked even by couples. We are often afraid to tell people how much money...
‘How will the Almighty judge over 1. 7 billion people?’- Part 2
This verse, among others, seeks to prevent the conflation of judgment day in the reckoning of the Almighty with the legal processes among humanity today.
On forgiveness, ‘reasoned forgetfulness’ in Islam
Brethren, I was considering my options for today’s sermon’s when suddenly I chanced upon the works of one of our exemplars and scholars in this faith.
On the ten realities of life
“The likeness of the life of the present is as the rain which We send down from the skies: by its mingling arises the produce of the earth- which provides food for men and animals...
On laughter festivals and women’s hair attachments
During the last Ramadan, a brother enquired from me whether he should grant the request of his wife to attend a laughter festival which was then being put together by one of the communication outfits in that city.